The following local residents were awarded a degree at the University of the South’s 2019 commencement ceremonies held in All Saints’ Chapel on the Sewanee campus on May 12. Noha Ann El-bobou of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, was awarded a B.A. in History. Noha Ann El-bobou is the child of Lisa & Rachid A. El-Bobou of Goodlettsville. Eva Marie Jones of Greenbrier, Tennessee, was awarded a B.A. in Spanish. Eva Marie Jones is the child of Angela M. & Phillip O. Jones of Ridgetop.
The University of the South is an independent liberal arts college, owned by 28 dioceses of the Episcopal Church, and located atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau between Nashville and Chattanooga. It has been consistently ranked among the top tier of national liberal arts colleges.